Seminars

Gurudas has lectured, led workshops, and been featured on television, radio shows, films, and DVD interviews all over the world. Gurudas has also authored three books: By His Example: The Wit and Wisdom of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada; Love, Medicine, and Music; and Endless Beginnings. A pastoral counselor and certified hypnotherapist, Gurudas is also active in humanitarian causes such as “Jazz for the Homeless,” “Food for Life,” Eco Villages, and the ISKCON Prison Ministry.

Seminars and Workshops: COURSE OUTLINE

1) WE ARE THE SHAMAN

This course is designed to unblock the potential within, in order to heal ourselves.

Topics include:

DEFINITIONS OF SHAMANISM: Worldwide coronations with various Shaman around the world. How a Shaman is picked.

THE INNER JOURNEY: Healing from within

MIND-BODY- SOUL DYNAMICS: Integration of mind, body, and soul and the practical applications. Who Am I?

TRANSPARENT VIA MEDIUM: How to talk to ourselves

MYTHIC APPLICATION: Joseph Campbell’s Mythic Image/Vision Quest Outline

WORLD SHAMANISM: Alternative Realms/Doors of Perception

HEALING PRACTITIONERS AND METHODOLOGY: Curnaderos/Sadhus/Rabbim/Dervish/Medicine People/Bodhisattvas

POWER SPOTS/SACRED PLACES: Slide show/Field Trips

RITUAL: Various practices explored like Chanting/African and Other Dance Trance Experiences/Renewal/Cleansing/Artic/Sukkot/Zen sitting

ARCHTYPES: Collective Unconscious/Medicine Cards/Allies

SURVIVAL SKILLS: The Alchemical Art of Living/Getting There Is Half the Fun/Simple Living-High Thinking/Honoring Mother Earth

MEDICINAL HERBS: Field Trips and Wild Crafting

CITY SURVIVAL: The Extended Family/The Healing Community/Resources

UNLOCKING CREATIVITY: Fun Painting/Simple Music/Storytelling/Writing

UNCONSCIOUS-SUBCONSCIOUS: Alternative forms of consciousness explored. An overview and experience

AFFECTIONATE DETACHMNENT: Compassion without entanglement/healing

REINCARNATION OR TRANSMIGRATION OF SOUL: Theories

KARMA: An Overview/Presentation From Students/Putting It All Together/Feast/Follow Up And Networking

 

This is a hands on course, gathering from the unique experiences of everyone who attends the class, thus enhancing the wisdom.

2) INTRODUCTION TO BHAKTI YOGA

Nectar of Devotion, the essence of Bhakti yoga (At Yoga retreats) with kirtan.

3) HYPNOSIS DEMYSTIFIED: AN OVERVIEW AND EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP

Techniques of Hypnotherapy and relaxation methods with induction experience.

Included Topics:

INTRODUCTION: HISTORY OF HYPNOSIS AND OVERVIEW, INCLUDING SHAMANISM

IMAGINATION/MYTH/AND YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS

AFFIRMATION AND SUGGESTION TECHNIQUES

IDEOMOTOR RESPONSE

SUGGESTIBILITY TESTING

DREAM TIME AND THE SUBCONSCIOUS

MEDITATION TECHNIQUES AND TRANCE STATES

AFFIRMATIONS: language/write your own affirmations

AUTO SUGGESTIONS

MYTHIC IMAGES

ARCHETYPES AND THE COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS

REGRESSION

ABREACTION

HEALING ARTS

USES AND APPLICATIONS OF HYPNOSIS

INDUCTION TECHNIQUES:  methods/language

INDUCTION EXPERIENCE

MAKE YOUR OWN TAPE

POST HYPNOTIC SUGGESTION

PRACTICE INDUCTION SESSIONS WITH PARTNERS

SELF-HYPNOSIS TECHNIQUES

HOW TO CONDUCT A HYPNOTHERAPY SESSION WITH A CLIENT

Classes can be held in a one-day intensive, a weekend retreat, or in 3 or 4 sessions.

$45.00 per class/All Day Intensive – $100 (half-day seminar – $60)

Roger is a certified hypnotherapist and counselor and has facilitated numerous seminars, classes, retreats, and events. In the course of his work, he has visited over 40 countries and has 35 years of experience in the practice and teaching of the healing arts.

4) “ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE” or “TRIBUTE TO GEORGE HARRISON”

This event includes remembrances of hanging with George Harrison and John Lennon at home and in the studio. Gurudas gives a lively personal account of the recording sessions that led to the hit singles “The Hare Krishna Mantra” and “Govinda.” This event is designed for clubs and concert halls, with music and slides.

5) “LOVE, MEDICINE, and MUSIC: THE FLIPSIDE OF THE SIXTIES”

Based on his best-selling book, this audio-visual, music-enhanced presentation features remembrances of his guru, times spent with the Beatles, and first-hand accounts of landmark events throughout the turbulent 60s. Gurudas offers a guided meditation enabling the audience to experience a collective trance state. Presentations are tailored to the venue, whether yoga studio, spiritual center, college, club, or concert hall.

6) “PRABHUPADA IS WITH US”

Remembrances of early days of the ISKCON movement with Prabhupada, with Visual presentation (@ I.S.K.C.O.N. venues)

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